Evin Lewis is a good captaincy pick for this rubber.
The St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots will lock horns with the Trinbago Knight Riders in the 27th Match of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) tournament. Both these sides have experienced an excellent campaign in CPL 2021 thus far.
While the Trinbago Knight Riders are placed at the top of the points table after winning 5 out of their 8 matches, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots are positioned at the 2nd place and have emerged victorious in 5 out of their 8 matches too. While the Trinbago Knight Riders beat the Barbados Royals by 6 wickets in their previous match, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots went down to the Jamaica Tallawahs side by 22 runs.
Trinbago Knight Riders vs St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Match 27
Venue: Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts
Date & Time: September 12th at 4:30 AM IST, and September 11th at 7:00 PM local time
Live Streaming: Fancode
The pitch will surely offer a bit of help for the spinners, and run-making will not be easy. However, batsmen will be rewarded if they spend time out in the middle before cutting loose.
Probable Playing XIs for TKR vs SKN Dream11 Match
Trinbago Knight Riders
Lendl Simmons, Tion Webster, Colin Munro, Darren Bravo, Kieron Pollard (C), Tim Seifert (WK), Sunil Narine, Khary Pierre, Akeal Hosein, Jayden Seales, Ravi Rampaul
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots
Evin Lewis, Devon Thomas, Chris Gayle (C), Andre McCarthy, Ravi Bopara, Fabian Allen, Joshua Da Silva (WK), Dominic Drakes, Jon-Russ Jaggesar, Paul van Meekeren, Fawad Ahmed
Top Picks for TKR vs SKN Dream11 Match
Top Picks – Batsmen
Evin Lewis is the highest run-scorer for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the 2021 edition of the CPL and has plundered 241 runs in the competition at an average of 30.12 and a strike rate in excess of 145.
Colin Munro was the catalyst of Trinbago Knight Riders’ victory over the Barbados Royals’ outfit. Munro anchored the innings, and scored a patient 41* off 47 deliveries, to help his side emerge victoriously. Munro has amassed 183 runs in the competition.
Top Picks – All Rounders
Kieron Pollard has been in excellent form with the bat for the Trinbago Knight Riders this year in the CPL. The right-handed batting behemoth has plundered 169 runs with the willow and has scored his runs at an average of 42.25 and a strike rate of 144.44.
Sunil Narine has picked up 11 wickets in the tournament and has picked them up at an average of just 13.90. In the Knight Riders’ match against the Barbados side, Narine picked up 2 wickets.
Top Picks – Bowlers
Ravi Rampaul has been superb with the ball for Trinbago Knight Riders. The 36-year-old veteran pacer has scalped 17 wickets in the tournament and has picked them up at a strike rate of just 10.80.
Top Picks – Wicket keepers
Devon Thomas was the top scorer for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in their previous match against the Jamaica Tallawahs. Thomas scored a sedate 36-ball 35 for his side. He has scored a total of 195 runs at an average of 27.85 in the tournament.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for TKR vs SKN Dream11 Fantasy Cricket
Devon Thomas, Tim Siefert, Chris Gayle, Lendl Simmons, Colin Munro, Evin Lewis (VC), Kieron Pollard, Sunil Narine, Ravi Rampaul (C), P van Meekeren, Akeal Hosein
Suggested Playing XI. No.2 for TKR vs SKN Dream11 Fantasy Cricket
Devon Thomas, Colin Munro, Lendl Simmons, Darren Bravo, Evin Lewis (C), Sunil Narine (VC), Kieron Pollard, Fabian Allen, Ravi Rampaul, D Drakes, F Ahmed
TKR vs SKN Risky Captaincy Choice:
Kieron Pollard is a player who can take the game away from the opposition. He averages in excess of 40 and has scored his runs at a strike rate of over 140 in CPL 2021. He can be a risky captaincy pick for this match.